Seasonal Events in Minneapolis

Discover the Top Things to Do in Each Season

A thriving cultural hub in the Midwest, Minneapolis is home to seemingly endless events and things to do. No matter the season, there is always something happening nearby. From the famous Minnesota State Fair to the St. Paul Winter Carnival and other local celebrations, build your trip itinerary with the best things to do in Minneapolis each season. 


As the temperatures begin to cool, Minneapolis comes alive with an excitement that only fall can bring. Discover plenty of festive fun during your fall stay at InterContinental Minneapolis.

  • The Great Pumpkin Fest
  • Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at the Minnesota Zoo
  • Twin Cities Oktoberfest
  • Twin Cities Marathon
  • Zombie Pub Crawl


From holiday celebrations to winter sports and other events, make the most of your winter getaway. Read on for our favorite winter events in Minneapolis.

  • St. Paul Winter Carnival
  • Winterfest 2020
  • Northeast Winter Market
  • Twin Cities Auto Show
  • The Great Northern Festival
  • US Pond Hockey Championships


As the snow slowly starts to melt, Minneapolis is recharged with a new energy in the spring. Enjoy a variety of local cultural events during the spring in Minneapolis.

  • University of Minnesota Spring Jam
  • MSP International Film Festival
  • Fashion Week Minnesota
  • Minnesota Craft Beer Festival


Among the best times to visit Minneapolis, summer is filled with some of the city’s favorite events. From the famous Minnesota State fair to outdoor festivals and markets, discover the best summer events in Minneapolis.

  • Mill City Farmers Market
  • Music & Movies in the Park
  • Minnesota State Fair
  • Minnesota Renaissance Festival
  • Minneapolis Greek Festival

Enjoy easy access to all these events and more from our hotel connected to one of the best airports in the US.